Heart of New Ulm News

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New Ulm SRTS Program Awarded Grant for Traffic Playground

May 25, 2022

The New Ulm Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Action Team has been awarded a grant for approximately $14,500 from the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s SRTS Boost funding initiative to help boost walking and bicycling to school by creating a fun, new ‘traffic playground.’ A traffic playground is a mini-street painted play space that provides children […]

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Understanding NEAR Science*: Building Self-Healing Communities

April 14, 2022

* NEAR Science stands for Neurobiology, Epigenetics, ACEs and Resilience research. Join the Brown County Mental Health and Wellness Action Team on May 3, 2022, for an insightful and informative presentation on Understanding NEAR Science: Building Self-Healing Communities. We’ll work to build a common language and understanding about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the related […]

Local Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Poker Walk 

April 1, 2022

The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce and Ameriprise Financial, with promotional support from the Heart of New Ulm, are pleased to be able to once again team up and promote health and wellness in sponsoring the Poker Walk event this spring — and are inviting local businesses to participate. Organizers are seeking 20 New […]

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People Project Being Offered to Employers in February to Help Build Resiliency

January 6, 2022

Numerous studies have shown that using simple tools to help us retrain our mind to focus on the positive can increase feelings of well-being and decrease feelings of depression. These tools can also open us to the possibility of greater social connections, improved sleep, enhanced memory and stronger immune system function. In February 2022, the […]

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Pedestrian Crossing Flag Program

November 20, 2021

Flags were installed in November of 2021 at the Center & Highland intersection and the mid-block crossing on Garden Street. The state will assist us in installing posts for the 4th S and Broadway crossing. Watch this short educational video about the program and then take a walk and try them out!

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Holiday Trimmings Program

November 20, 2021

Our hugely popular pogram is back! This holiday season improve your well-being to avoid gaining those extra holiday pounds by participating in our FREE Holiday Trimmings Program! What Holiday Trimmings is a six-week program designed to help you achieve better health and a stronger sense of well-being. Learn fast, effective strategies to improve your well-being […]

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